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state. that means workers cannot be forced to join a union or pay union dues to get a job. the law was passed today by the republican legislature and signed by the governor. elaine quijano is in lancing for us tonight. >> right to work has got to go! >> reporter: union members from across michigan and other states voiced their anger at the michigan capital. mike huerta has been a member of the united auto workers union since 1997. >> no one wants this in this state. this state is where the birthplace of the united auto workers is, this place is where unions built the middle-class. >> reporter: but republican governor rick snyder insists the legislation will help workers by not forcing them to join unions or pay dues. >> if they don't see value in the union in terms of its activities, should they be forced to pay financial resources for that? i don't believe so. give them choice. >> reporter: the governor and republican lawmakers argue the legislation will attract businesses and keep jobs in michigan. union members argue it will result in lower wages. clear evidence for either argum
. >> big labor braces for defeat in michigan. >> poised to become the most unionized right to work state. >> if this law passes it means if you're looking for work you wouldn't be forced to joan a union. >> police are estimating 10,000 protesters will be here around the capitol. >> it's not about more jobs. it's trying to reduce the middle class even further. >>> severe weather including a possible tornado has damaged dozens of mobile homes in central florida. >> we're devastated about the whole thing. >> similar scenes in alabama, trees knocked into homes. >> oh my god. >>> a member of the navy's elegal s.e.a.l. team six killed in afghanistan during a weekend rescue mission, identified as nicolas checque. >> serving his country that's what he wanted to do. >>> witnesses say a killer in manhattan vanished. >>> cell phones provided nearly free of charge. >>> new zealand's driving dogs are back but for this time the dog drove the car by itself. >>> danny woodhead had the ball punched out, in the lands of lloyd, touchdown! complete domination by brady and the patriots. >> and all that matte
is to have the work completed by christmas. >>> union officials have vowed to wage war against those behind the just-passed right to work law in michigan state. thousands of protestors stormed the state capital today as lawmakers made their final vote on the plan. the law makes it illegal to force a worker to join a union or pay union dues. michigan is now the 24th state to did so. supporters say it will bring more jobs to the state but opponents including president obama are adamant the law is a political attack against unions. >>> in this economy people are struggling to find work but would you believe a bay area restaurant is struggling to find workers? cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in emeryville now. they have been holding job fairs. >> we're outside the construction site of that new restaurant also across the street from a job fair which started a few moments ago. as you can see by our little bear friend here. normally restaurant leaders of the black bear diner say they have lines around the block but as you can see, that isn't the case. >> we have very small turnout in comparison to
in that era. ravi shankar was 92 years old. >>> coming up on the "morning ne news" on a wednesday, union fight. mass protests as michigan pass as bill that deals a major blow to organized labor. this is the "cbs morning news." , 2 kids, 43 bottles of olay total effects and many birthdays later, still looks amazing. thanks to the trusted performance of olay. still looks amazing. online outfit piccolo headphones buy now broadway show megapixels place to sleep little roadster war and peace deep sea diving ninja app hipster glasses 5% cash back sign up to get 5% everywhere online through december. only from discover. very sore looking kinda blistery. it was like a red rash... like somebody had set a bag of hot charcoal on my neck. i was a firefighter for 24 years. but, i have never encountered such a burning sensation until i had the shingles. i remember it well. i was in the back yard doing yard work. i had this irritation going on in my lower neck. i changed shirts because i thought there was something in the collar of the shirt irritating my neck. and i couldn't figure out what was going on. i
for as many as 10,000 protestors. the bill would allow workers at union represented employers to opt out of paying dues even though the union would still bargain on their behalf. critics say it's a way to break the unions. >> if i'm being provided a service by a particular organization, i don't care if that's a club due or if it's something, then i should be paying for a service that's provided to me. >> supporters of the bill say it will attract businesses and bring more jobs to michigan. the republican governor is expected to sign it if it passes as expected. michigan has the highest percentage of union workers in the country. >>> there have been no public comments in the past couple of days about the "fiscal cliff" negotiations which may be a good sign. house speaker john boehner the president are the only parties negotiating right now and no details have leaked out. today congressional democrats will hold a press conference to urge republicans to preserve medicaid funding in the final deal. republicans say cutting entitlement benefits is necessary to curb the country's deficit. >> so
of union supporters protested at the state capital. >> reporter: police clashed with union supporters who are angry over new legislation that makes michigan a "right to work" state. >> one of them grabbed me by the head and another sprayed me in the face. >> reporter: from the floor to the rafters inside the capital building, protestors shouted, shame on you, as michigan's republican-controlled house passed the bill. >> this is what democracy looks like! >> reporter: union members fear it will hurt wages and benefits and set a resident nationwide. >> cheap labor not even a living wage i'm sure. can you live on $10 an hour? >> reporter: the new law means public and private sector workers don't have to pay union dues, while getting union representation. backers say it creates more jobs and gives workers more freedom. >> it is the principle that people should not be forced to join a union or any organization if they do not wish to. >> reporter: the demonstration did not die down even after lawmakers passed the legislation. [ screaming ] >> reporter: protestors swarmed rick snyder's office b
lawrence thought it was temp. >> my poor tv. >>> it's the season of shopping and union city leaders are trying to keep it local. they launched a first of its kind loyalty program for all its shoppers. consumers who joined get cash back rewards every time they shop or use services from participating local shops. >> signing up for the rapid rewards program which is a shop local program will not only support union city's local nonprofits, it will support you as a consumer by providing cash back on your purchases. >> it's free to join and also benefits a charity that helps needy families in new ark city. >>> santa is dancing. take a look. 4000 dancing santas somewhere. there they are, they have red halts in poland for the annual convention of santa's i guess. besides dancing the holiday tunes, there was a chris kringle marching band and might be inviting perhaps. >> they may be drinking a little eggnog. >> santa has to stay warm there in poland. >>> what's happening on the east coast that has people out west. >>> a woman survives six nights stranded, how one of her rescuers broke the la
of oakland and its union. they have ratified a new four year contract. and it goes to the board for approval. the tentative agreement includes a 2 .5% cost of living raise. the workers went on a 24 hour strike that disrupted port operations. >>> it has been a brisk holiday shopping season this far and it's time to ship the gifts. fedex gearing up for its busiest day of the year. 19million packages are expected to be shipped. most of the increase in shipment is because of a jump in online holiday orders. >> that reminds me i have a lot to ship out. >>> president obama and house speaker john boehner met one on one yesterday. are they any closer to a deal on the fiscal cliff. >>> and dr. j's the center of the royal hoax break their silence. >>> and hoveling villagers -- and how villagers in india help rescue this massive elephant. this holiday, share everything. share "not even close." share "you owe me..." share "just right." the share everything plan. shareable data across 10 devices with unlimited talk and text. get a droid incredible 4g lte by htc for $49.99. forest officials and villags wo
the nfl takes a twist. we'll ask the players union what this means for the league and commissioner roger goodell. >>> and this is what it takes to complete the tallest building in north and south america. we'll go to lower manhattan, where the final piece of the new one world trade center is being assembled as we speak. that's ahead on "cbs this morning." morning." >> announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by citi price rewind. buy now, save later. wants that pink castle thing. and you really don't want to pay more than you have to. only citi price rewind automatically searches for the lowest price. and if it finds one, you get refunded the difference. just use your citi card and register your purchase online. have a super sparkly day! ok. [ male announcer ] now all you need is a magic carriage. citi price rewind. start saving at citi.com/pricerewind. ♪ [spider-man] we got this. ♪ ♪ [mom] this hero stuff is easy! [ female announcer ] over every holiday season your mouth has been snacking, gift stacking nutcracking and yellowing. because if
a long time bedrock of union employment could soon become the nation's 24th right to work state. protesters rallied at the state house and senate on thursday. both chambers passed separate bills banning mandatory union dues from non-union members. the republican governor said he would sign the bill when they are sent to him. tech stocks gave wall street a modest lift. the dow finished 39 points higher on thursday while the nasdaq was up 15 points. apple one of the tech stocks that led the stock market said it will move some of its mass computer production from china to the u.s. it accounts for less than 20% of apple's business. the rest is from ipod and ipad production. one factor may be that tiny labor costs are rising much faster than u.s. wages. and the securities and exchange commission is investigating netflix and the company's ceo. hastings is dismissing the s.e.c.'s claim that his facebook post in july may have boosted the online video company stock price. at the time he mentioned how much netflix viewing had increased. the stock price rose 19% over a two day period. the
's going to push down their pay and benefits and weaken unions. police stand shoulder to shoulder preparing for as many as 10,000 protesters at the michigan state capitol today. >> people have a constitutional right to demonstrate. however, all we ask is that they do it in an orderly, lawful, and civil manner. >> reporter: state legislators vote this morning on a right-to-work bill that would weaken unions. opponents acknowledge they're powerless to stop it. >> at the end of the day they'll be passed and signed by the governor. that doesn't make it right. >> reporter: the bill means michigan workers would no longer have to pay the union fees for negotiating contracts and other services. >> if i'm being provided a service by a particular organization, i don't care if that's a club due or if it's something, then i should be paying for a service that's provided to me. >> reporter: supporters say the law will bring jobs to michigan. >> we need to do what we can to make sure our economy gets rolling full speed again. >> reporter: president obama weighed in on the battle during a visit to an auto
chairman is presenting the the prize in oslo hall. the european union was this year years winner for its work fostering peace. >>> john mcafee says he wants to return to the united states. mcafee is accused o of killing his neighbor in beliz. >> our intent is to return to america and settle down to whatever normal life we can settle down to under the circumstances. >> he answered reporters questions during an internet broadcast from the detention center over the weekend. >>> the effort to avoid the fiscal cliff comes down to two men, president obama and house speaker john boehner held a face to face meeting at the white house and more meetings are expected. the main sticking points remain, raising taxes and cuts to the entitlement programs. republicans are signaling a willingness to raise rates on the wealthy. >> there is a growing group of folks that are looking at this and realizing we don't have a lot of cards as it relates to the tax issue before year end. >>> house republicans still oppose raising taxes under the top 2 person under many circumstances and democrats are skeptical abou
late last night. the details have not been released and it still needs to be ratified by union members. union workers were frustrated about employers outsourcing jobs. the strike shut down 10 of 14 cargo container terminals at the nation's busiest seaport complex in l.a. >> going to get cargo moved throughout the supply chain in the country and get everybody those christmas presents that they are looking for in those stores. >> clerical workers who have been without a contract for two years walked out on the job more than a week ago and thousands of longshoremen refused to cross the picket lines. >>> it is 5:08. contra costa county's board of supervisors have delayed a vote on whether to shut down four of their fire stations. if approved, stations in the cities of walnut creek, clayton, martinez and lafayette would all close january 1. the county's top fire official recommended the closures saying a loss of property taxes and failed tax measure in november caused the district to burn through its cash reserve. >>> some other headlines around the bay on this wednesday. a decision on whet
the city launched a loyalty program for shopper. they say kind >>> the season to shop and union city leaders are coming up with ways to keep you local. they launched a loyalty program for shoppers saying it's the first of its kind in the san francisco bay area. consumers who join get cash back rewards every time they shop or use services from participating local shops. >> signing up for the rapid rewards program which is a shop local program had not only support union city's local nonprofits, it will support you the consumer by providing cash back on your purchases. >> you have to sign up for the rewards but it's free to join. the program also benefits the charity that helps needy families in union city, newark and fremont. >>> a bay area family rented a mouse infested house for months and they tried to get the landlord to do something about it. as cbs 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts explains, the case has led to some changes for the family and the company. >> this is our dream house. >> reporter: but that dream soon turned into a nightmare for christie meredith and her family.
. you can see crowds have gathered already. the bill would allow workers at the union represented employees to opt out of paying dues even though the union would still bargain on their behalf. critics say it's a way to break the unions. >> if i'm being provided by a service by a particular organization i don't care if it's a club due or something, i should be paying for a service provided to me. >> supporters of the bill say it will attract businesses and bring more jobs to michigan. the republican governor plans to sign it. if it passes as expected, michigan currently has the highest percentage of union workers in the country. >>> time now 6:10. he is the object of a lot of envy right now. the second winner of the record powerball jackpot is revealed. >> he is everyone's best friend. and scary moments for passengers. what we're learning about a strange smell that forced an emergency landing right here in northern california. >> and a new but not so improved -- what's happening to the new uc logo after a wave of online backlash. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, gate on a highway in south
the strike last night. the details have not been released yet. but it needs to be ratified by union members. the union was frustrated about shipping employers outsourcing jobs and the strike shut down 10 of 14 cargo container terminals at the nation's busiest seaport complex. >> going to get cargo moved throughout the supply chain in the country and get everybody those christmas presents for they are looking for in those stores. >> clerical workers who have been without a contract for two years walked out more than a week ago and thousands of longshoreman refused to cross the picket line. >>> contra costa county board of supervisors are delaying a vote on whether to shut down four fire stations including ones in walnut creek, clayton, martinez and lafayette. if approved, the closures will go into effect january 1. it comes after the district burned through its cash reserves because of a loss of property taxes in that failed tax measure on the november ballot. the county's top fire officials say they will have to do even more now with less. >> we should have roughly 600 firefighters on our s
right to work legislation into law making it the 24th state to do so. it came after thousands of union supporters protested at the capital. right to work makes it illegal to require workers to join a union or to pay dues as a condition of employment. >>> today president obama will hold a conference call with some of the nation's mayors and community leaders all about that "fiscal cliff." the president and house speaker john boehner talked on the phone last night. the white house lowered the amount of revenue it wants to generate from taxes. republicans say they are still waiting to hear from the president about spending cuts. >>> today the federal reserve is expected to announce a revamped bond buying plan to help boost the economy. the fed's goal is to keep interest rates low and encourage individuals and companies to borrow and spend. experts say that could at least soften the blow from tax increases and spending cuts that will all kick in next month if they don't reach a budget deal. >>> a san francisco-based bank loses its top spot as far as keeping its customers happy. wells fargo
in michigan. police are preparing for as many as 10,000 protestors. the bill would allow workers and union represented employers to opt out of paying dues even though the union would still bargain on their behalf. during a stop in michigan yesterday, president obama criticized the proposal. >> these so-called right to work laws, they don't have to do with economics! they have everything to do with politics. >> yeah! >> what they are really talking about is giving you the right to work for less money. >> supporters of the bill say it will attract businesses and bring more jobs to michigan in. it's expected to pass and the state's republican governor is expected to sign it. michigan currently has the highest percentage of union workers in the country. >>> silence on both sides of the "fiscal cliff" negotiations could actually be a good sign that the negotiations are progressing. the house speaker john boehner, the president are the only parties negotiating right now. and no details have been released. today congressional democrats will hold a press conference to urge republicans to preserve
utitlity bills is giving new fodder to police union complaints. what the city >>> i'm dana king. hear is what we're working on for the 6:00 news. san jose utility bills is giving new father to complaints. what the city is asking of all its residents and why officers are questioning the timing of this. >> i was here last december. i got shot in the left side of my head. >> they sacrifice a lot defending our freedom, and now they are getting a little of their own. the program putting veterans behind the wheel of their own cars. those stories and more at 6:00. >> that's very cool. all right. we'll see you in 30. >> thank you. >>> quick look at what we have coming. that to-do list can get really long this time of year, so here is some good weather to do whatever you have to do outside. maybe just going skiing. good for you. low 60s tomorrow. mid-60s on sunday. all about that sunshine. >> it's nice. cbs evening news, scott pelly is coming. we will leave you that picture of the beacon commemorating pearl harbor. r thefi first time the supreme court jumps into the debate over same- se sex ma
night of hanukkah. the lighting ceremony has been happening in union square each december for the past 37 years. tonight's lighting happens at 5:00. that will continue for seven more nights. there is another lighting of the minora happening at 6:00 in gear deli square. in sports, a star pitcher who suffered a injury with a's has signed with another team. >> reporter: good morning. how about nba for you? mark jackson, brooklyn native at home, warriors, nets, joe johnson, brooklyn up 13. here come warriors. clay thompson for ws, free ball. warriors up by 3 and kept on coming. curry, fantastic. 28 points. tied at 70. late in the game david lee gets open. he had a team high of 30. warriors closing in. there is the dagger on the inside. the nice pass. green. 109-102 the final. mccarthy yesterday agreed to a two year $15.5 million deal with arizona. there is the lasting image you oakland a's fans saw with him getting hit in the head in september. he had the skull fracture. 17 and 15, era of 3.29. with the a's he will be reunited with kay hill, another former a. he goes back to his native pho
francisco's union square. the lighting of the first candle of the menorah for hanukkah. the eight day holiday officially starts at sundown tonight. also none of the festival of lights hanukkah commemorates the tale of triumph of a small band of jewish fighters over the syrian army. there was another lighting at the square. >>> glad we had a chance to see that huh roberta? it's a beautiful night tonight. but guess who's got rain in the forecast? >> everybody's been asking if it's going to rain tonight however because did you notice the cloud cover that just pushed into the bay area. good evening everybody. fire up the live hi-def doppler radar. again this is live and we have the radar bands scanning the bay area. no rain in your forecast tonight in fact the clouds will gradually clear. mostly cloudy right now as we look out to 10,000 lights aglow atop the embarcadero center. current air temperature pretty much in the 50s across the board. the winds have been fluctuating out of the north wes about 5 to 10 miles an hour. 54 currently if santa rosa. it's 55 in san francisco after a high t
of oakland and its union. last month the workers went on a 24-hour strike that disrupted port operations. the tentative agreement includes a 2.5% cost of living increase range. the contract goes to the board of port commissioners for approval. >>> the man accused of kidnapping and killing sierra lamar will be arraigned on new charge said tomorrow. garcia-torres has been accused of three other attempted kidnappings. the incidents took place in 2009 all in safeway parking lots. >>> cal students are calling to a ban to the salvation army from campus after allegations of being insensitive to lesbians and transgenders surfaced online. university officials are considering a campus wide ban. the salvation army denies any kind of bias. >>> sad news out of the entertainment world. popular mexican american singer jenny rivera is believed dead after a jet carrying her and others crashed near mexico. rivera appeared in concert last night. she was born and raised in long beach. she was named billboard's mexican music artist of the year. >>> a vallejo radio station is off the air again. it's not the f
highway 101. you're probably hearing rain drops on the rooftops. union city and in freemont. we'll talk about the bulk of this energy and where you can find it tonight. that's still coming up later on in this newscast. >> we have to wonder, what were they thinking? why a nearby elementary school was renamed after a notorious killer. >> the bay area loses a fire station. how long it's going to take to get help now. >> a bay area couple plays secret santa at walmart, handing out cash and gifts to total strangers. ,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,, notorious outlaw! >>> a selenas elementary school is making a name for itself by adopting the name of a notorious outlaw. tiburcio vasquez was one of the original gangsters. he committed a dozen murders. he's also something of a folk hero. many hispanics view him as an avenger. >> number one was not a murder. he was framed by the system at that time. he took from the rich and gave from the poor. >> the incoming mayor isn't too pleased. he says the district needs to rethink its decision. several healthcare centers are named for vasquez. >> an arsonist nearly
a problem with the system in place. >> but, the police union does have a problem with the method and time. with murders matching a 20 year high and police response times getting longer, union officers say the city should be mailing out crime watch information and witness hotlines. >> the message they should be sending is your police department is depleting scene getting worse. our response times are going up. crime is going. moral has plummeted. we have another six officers that walked out the door just this week. nine more officers are going to be resigning by the end of this month, and this is the type of thing the city sends out. it is just insult to injury >> it is another example of the animosity of city hall and its police officers over pension reform. citizens like eddie gail says it is high time the two sides settle their differences. >> i'm not saying she is right or wrong or this the officers are right or wrong. i am saying there needs to be respect on both sides. >> reporter: delay do have an internal affairs unit where officers investigate officers. reporting live in san jose,
. on the practice ice by locked- out sharks players wearing their nhl players union jerseys on this the 80th day of the lockout players reheating their skills in pickup games while the season is still on ice. >> mad at both sides: >> reporter: and hockey fans feel they are being locked out. >> at first it was kind of understood what they were doing but now it's dragging on. >> reporter: the longer it drags on it means fewer dollars in the pockets of struggling downtown businesses. >> our friend up in canada just did an assessment of the impacts around their arenas. business is 35% down. >> reporter: hockey game nights are the black fridays of restaurant and bars like britannia arms. soccer brought in some people for lunch but now it's empty weekday nights when the sharks would have been playing. >> they have lost about, you know, i think almost a dozen home games by now and it's been noticeable. you miss a tuesday night, sharks home game is better than any friday saturday night that we are going to get. >> reporter: it's not just the hockey players who are losing work. the kitchen and wait staff
released. and it still needs to be ratified by the union. workers were frustrated about employers outsourcing jobs. the strike shut down 10 of the 14 cargo container terminals at the nation's busiest seaport complex in l.a. >> want to get cargo moved throughout this supply chain and the country and get everybody those christmas presents that they are looking for in those stores. >> clerical workers who have been without a contract for two years walked out on the job more than two weeks ago and thousands of longshoremen refused to cross that picket line. >>> the man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 16-year-old at risk girl is expected to make his first court appearance today. 36-year-old gary atkinson faces multiple charges including kidnapping and rape. the victim is a 16-year-old girl with autism who functions as a 7-year-old. >> this is by far one of the most sickening cases i have seen in my career as a police officer, that someone as mr. atkinson can take advantage of someone of this stature. >> the girl walked away from a gr
very, very low. the bays that are taking part in this strike right now fisherman's union here in san francisco, bodega bay and half moon bay. live on fisherman's wharf anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> new this morning, the duchess of cambridge is back home at kensington palace finally. the pregnant kate middleton was released from king edward vii hospital today smiling with her husband prince william by her side and some flowers there. she was treated for severe morning sickness and is feeling better. >>> internet security pioneer john mcafee is now under arrest in guatemala. the founder of the santa clara- based web security firm mcafee taken into custody yesterday. he is accused of crossing the border illegally. mcafee is a person of interest in the murder of a neighbor in belize. he had been in hiding for weeks but then surfaced in guatemala to seek asylum. he believes he is a victim of a government conspiracy in belize. >> i had to leave. but the story has to get out. i have documentation that proves the intense corruption at all levels of the belizian government. now that i'm in a safe
their nhl players union jerseys on this the 80th day of the lockout players reheating their skills in pickup games while the season is still on ice. >> mad at both sides: >> reporter: and hockey fans feel they are being locked out. >> at first it was kind of understood what they were doing but now it's dragging on. >> reporter: the longer it drags on it means fewer dollars in the pockets of struggling downtown businesses. >> our friend up in canada just did an assessment of the impacts around their arenas. business is 35% down. >> reporter: hockey game nights are the black fridays of restaurant and bars like britannia arms. soccer brought in some people for lunch but now it's empty weekday nights when the sharks would have been playing. >> they have lost about, you know, i think almost a dozen home games by now and it's been noticeable. you miss a tuesday night, sharks home game is better than any friday saturday night that we are going to get. >> reporter: it's not just the hockey players who are losing work. the kitchen and wait staffs are losing hours and the restaurant has had a hiring
in palo alto. and 61 degrees in union city. east bay numbers running up into the 60s as well. a couple of lingering showers there. and in the north bay, things tapering off 50s and 60s for highs. over the next few days, high pressure building in slowly. temperatures are going to stay cool. looking nice, though, into the weekend as we'll start to warm up. mabel that offshore wind kicks in sunday and monday and maybe mid-60s and dry weather. >> nice to have a weekend. >> wouldn't that be something? >> with no rain. >> i think this weekend will be good. >> thank you. >>> well, the prince and the princess have been pranked. did you hear about this? the private hospital housing the duchess duchess is the duchess of cambridge got a he upon call from someone who said they were the queen. >> reporter: prince william was back to the hospital to check on his wife. just hours after a caller claiming to be the queen managed to get her nurse on the phone. >> hello, good morning. >> hello there... could i please speak to kate, please, my granddaughter? >> reporter: the australian deejays pulling the
last step needed to end a labor dispute between the port of oakland and its union. the dockworkers have voted to ratify a new four year contract. last month the workers went on a strike that disrupted port operations. the tentative agreement includes a 2.5% cost of living rate. the contract goes to the board of port commissioners for approval. >>> it is not anything anyone would ever expect on a restaurant bill, three california women mortified about what they saw, the insult that has a server in hot water. >> shock and surprise for the city of vallejo, what was dug up during a dredging project, why it's considered a very good sign not only for the city but for the health of the napa river. >> shock and surprise two weeks from christmas and we had record highs in the bay area. now the warmest day of the week to come and the wentest day as eyewitness news continues on cbs5. ,, you won't take my life. you won't take our future. aids affects us all. even babies. chevron is working to stop mother-to-child transmission. our employees and their families are part of the fight. and we're winnin
of unions. and michelle miller. in this season of giving, remembering those who gave all. >> it's got a beautiful look, really. with a nice red bow.
bay. 63 in mount view and 61 degrees in union city. east bay members a little bit slow to warm and not bad. upper 50s in brentwood and antioch. walnut creek. inside the bay a high of 62 degrees in oakland. 670 in san francisco and -- 60 in san francisco and 61 in santa rosa. lots of sunshine coming our way well into the 60s. by sunday and monday, a slight chance of showers. let's check out the roads. >>> it's busy out there this morning for your commute if you are working your way toward the bay bridge this morning, metering lights are on and back to 880 at this point. elsewhere we have a couple of accidents you want to look out for as well. the first wreck is in the south bay, b northbound 87. this is blocking lanes and you can see on our maps here, the sensors are showing speeds under 40 miles per hour. a bit of a back up in that area. 101 a little better but we are seeing conditions northbound near mckee, so heads up as you work through l. 280 through san e jose looks good. westbound 237 extra volume. we're seeing extra cars on the roadway as you work your way towards that
, the union city woman faces at least 25 years in prison for first-degree murder for killing nursing student michelle lei in may of last year. lei's body was found in a remote area of alameda county four months after she disappeared during a class break. >>> the man accused of kidnapping and killing sierra lamar will be arraigned on new charges today. he's accused of trying to kidnap three other women in 2009. sierra lamar vanished last month. her body has not been found. >>> the dallas cowboys took the field with heavy hearts yesterday. hours before the game they lost a team teammate in a car crash. the driver another teammate arrested at the scene for drunk driving. just an hour after the win, cow boys defensive line man josh brent was released from jail back in dallas. he was driving drunk early saturday when he lost control of his mercedes-benz killing his passenger and friend jerry brown. brown was on the practice squad and played with brent at the university of illinois. >> we obviously had a very difficult situation, a tragedy occurred to our football team. it's been really emotional
outsourcing concerns. the union dock workers then refused to cross the picket lines. the strike ended last night with a tentative contract agreement. >> we're going to get service and cargo moved throughout this supply chain in the country and get everybody those christmas presents >> it is estimated the strike cost the u.s. economy $1 billion a day. >>> all right, roberta gonzales. in for paul deanno, good to see you. >> always good to see you, dana and allen. [ laughter ] >> both of you. i think you guys just allowed me it come in to dry off for a couple of days here after a soaking week. boy, today did we have plenty of precipitation around the bay area. good evening, everyone. let's go ahead to berkeley where today, nearly 9/10ths of an inch of rain fell just today alone so people were out and about with their umbrellas and everybody has been asking, what does this mean for the high sierra? this is our weather camera in the greater lake tahoe area. we did have two feet of snow above 7,000 feet but for the most part high temperatures there today was in the upper 40s. a very warm storm.
earrings, watch and gold chain, but no one was hurt. >>> union workers at the port of oakland have voted to ratify a new contract. >> more than 200 people went out on strike last month, disrupting operations at the port. electricians, security personnel and janitors now have approved a contract that includes a 2.5% cost of living raise in 2013 and 2014. the board of port commissioners still has to approve the deal, however. >>> and a north bay oyster company is fighting an eviction order by the federal government. a 40-year agreement between the park service and drinks bay oyster company expired last month. the park service says the company's operations threaten endangered species in the area. but now the owners have filed a complaint in court saying the interior department's denial of a permit extension violates federal law. but meanwhile, oysters are turning up in a surprisingly new place. >> about a hundred of them were discovered in the vallejo municipal arena. as don ford tells us, it is a sign the ecosystem there is starting to recover. >> reporter: the city of vallejo was dredging
spree in a bay area walmart. >> from across the bay to around the world -- >> we are union! >> -- the stories that matter on "eyewitness news this morning." captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> good morning, it's wednesday, december 12. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 6:30. get ready for a little more rain and perhaps a little bit of snow, too, right? >> i know. let's get to meteorologist lawrence karnow with more on that. snow. >> yeah, beginning to feel a lot like christmas around the bay area. >> yeah. >> very nice. we could see a couple of snowflakes across some of our higher peaks. that cold air sweeping onshore overnight. we have scattered showers outside right now. our high-def doppler radar is picking up on some of that activity. out on the roads, there are brief periods of downpours expected with these cells moving onshore right now. you can see one of the those sliding in toward berkeley and oakland right along the 880 the 580 and it looks like we have m
of eerie. like the bridge isn't even there. >> -- to around the world -- >> we are union! >> -- the stories that matter on "eyewitness news this morning." >> oh, my goodness! captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> good morning. it's wednesday, december 12. i'm michelle griego. >> good morning, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. 5:31. we begin with a toddler who was taken to the hospital this morning after a suspected drunk driver crashed into an apartment building in san jose at 3 a.m. on taylor street near highway 101. police say the truck slammed into the room where the child was sleeping. the driver tried to get away but was stopped and taken into custody. no word on the extent of the toddler's injuries. but we'll keep you updated as we get updates ourselves. >>> 5:31. a cold storm bringing a little bit of rain and a chance of a little bit of snow on some of the peaks around the bay area. >> i think if we snow it will be a dusting very support radic but that's pretty exciting. we have showers out o
michigan the latest right-to-work state despite protests from unions and president obama. >>> the rescue of an american doctor held captive by the taliban comes with a cost. a member of the elite navy s.e.a.l. team six is killed in the operation. >>> and apple adrift. some users of apple's much-maligned maps program end
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